York Minster

Ray Clarke

Doncaster, United Kingdom

Artist's Description

Took a trip to the beautiful city of York yesterday, sun shining so took a few shots of the magnificent Minster

Shot Raw Canon 5D Mk11 24-105 L lens @24mm F10 1/100 ISO100

Challenge winner “Architecture The British Isles – Beginning with Y challenge” June 2011

Featured in “Church Architecture” January 2013
*Featured in “United Australia, UK, USA & Canada” April 2011

Featured in “High Quality Images” March 2011
Featured in “The world as we see it or as we missed it” February 2011
The Minster that we know today took about 250 years to build and is renowned as an artistic and architectural masterpiece. In this centre for Christian worship there is a wealth of history to be discovered.
You can visit the Octagonal Chapter house which was constructed between 1260 to 1286. Its walls contain some of the Minster’s finest carvings, most dating from 1270 to 1280.
Underneath the Cathedral you can explore the Undercroft, Treasury and Crypt. Here you will find Roman, Norman and Viking remains and the jewels of the treasury.
If you can scale the 275 steps of the Tower you will be rewarded with fantastic views of the city’s ancient streets. On your way up, look out for medieval pinnacles and gargoyles.
Read more: http://www.tourist-information-uk.com/yorkminst...

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